Alzheimer’s Patients And Caregivers – Sterling Heights, MI

Today, America’s biopharmaceutical research companies highlighted the 98 new medicines in the pipeline for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, either in clinical trials or awaiting FDA review. Researchers, patients, caregivers, advocacy groups and students gathered at the University of South Florida Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute to discuss the newest advances…

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If you’ve ever taken antibiotics, you may know they sometimes deliver a nasty surprise: Nearly one in three people who are prescribed antibiotics develops diarrhea as a side effect. But a new study, published last month in the Journal of the American Medical Association, suggests a potential solution: Researchers found that…

Tips For The Elderly Living Alone

For many elderly people, living alone can be a scary and confusing new experience. Some have never lived alone before and have always relied on others to take care of finances, home security, and housekeeping. Others are struggling with health and mobility issues that make daily living difficult. A slip in the bathtub or a…

Home Care and Caregiving Services in Sterling Heights, MI

Area Agencies on Aging An excellent resource for seniors & caregivers Area Agencies on Aging (AAA’s) were established in 1973 by the Older Americans Act (OAA) in response to the growing needs of America’s aging population. Since that time, AAA’s have been staunch advocates for services and resources for both…

Ways You Can Get a Senior Citizen Up and Active Again

Ask almost any senior citizen if they prefer to just sit around and take things easy, and they’re going to tell you “no way”. Mistakenly many of us equate an advanced age with lack of vitality and interest in the world around them, but as people are living longer, they’re…

Caring for Someone Who Stays Awake During the Night

You may be caring for a parent or older person who wants to stay up all night and sleep at odd hours during the day. This behavior is known as “sundowning.” The Alzheimer’s Association states that 20% of people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease exhibit increased confusion and disorientation at dusk…

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The Benefits of Staying Physically Active Your daily workout may help you live longer than your sedentary neighbor. New research on 4,384 middle-aged and older Americans finds that physical activity boosts longevity—even beyond exercise’s cardiovascular benefits and effects on weight. And just a little extra exercise may add years to…